2017 Spirit of McKinney Volunteer Awards



Spirit of McKinney Awards Dinner
Look who's making a difference!



Kim Hoffman Volunteer of the Year
Helen Hutton


The Pete and Nancy Huff Community Service Award
J. David Thompson


The HEART Award

Keith and Melissa Palmer


Nonprofit Leadership Award
Bruce Kendrick of Embrace Texas


Spirit of McKinney Business Service Award
TomK Photography


Volunteer Group of the Year

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Lunch Brigade


Inspired to Serve Education Award

McKinney ISD Community Access Program (CAP) at McKinney North H.S.


Youth Volunteer of the Year
Megan Alpha





Kim Hoffman - Volunteer of the Year Award: Presented to one adult who exemplifies the true spirit of Volunteerism through volunteering with numerous organizations in or around McKinney and demonstrates a passion for identifying and meeting this community's needs.

Pete & Nancy Huff Community Service Award:  Presented to a person(s) who demonstrates a long-standing commitment to this community through volunteerism, board service and/or leadership of local organizations or groups.

The Heart Award:  Presented to an individual or group who has provided significant volunteer service to one agency or organization and has made a significant impact on the agency and/or clients they serve.

Nonprofit Leadership Award:  Presented to a paid staff member within a McKinney-area nonprofit organization, who demonstrates leadership, commitment and vision within their organization and/or in collaboration with other organizations for the common good.

Volunteer Group Award:  Presented to a group of volunteers who have joined together in service to others as they contribute to a local nonprofit, cause or organization.

Youth Volunteer Award:  Presented to a volunteer under the age of 21 (or a group of volunteers under the age of 21), who have demonstrated leadership and/or a commitment to serving others within the McKinney area.

"Spirit of McKinney" Business Service Award:  Presented to a McKinney area business for their demonstration of community support through volunteerism and/or financial support of local nonprofits including employee engagement programs and sponsorships of community events.

Inspired to Serve Award:  Presented to a public or private school, home school group or other group that endeavors to teach and demonstrate serving others to its students through curriculum, programs and community service initiatives.